RIFAN kicks against lifting of ban on rice importation

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against the removal of rice from import restriction list by the Nigerian Customs Service. Mr Segun Atho, the South-West Zonal Coordinator of the association, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that RIFAN members were capable of producing quality rice.

VIDEO: D-O – Tinkoko

VIDEO: D-O – Tinkoko “Difference Entertainment presents the highly anticipated video for Tinkoko by their newest recruit, D-O.

Ministerial screening: Fayose orders NASS members to support Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has directed lawmakers representing the state at the National Assembly to support the nomination of former Governor Kayode Fayemi during his screening by the Senate next Tuesday. The post Ministerial screening: Fayose orders NASS members to support Fayemi appeared first on Vanguard News.

Connectivity: Mobile operators push for $20 3G enabled smartphones

Although the number of smartphones in Africa currently stands at 160 million, according to the latest report by the GSMA, to achieve more mobile connectivity in the sub-Saharan Africa, two giant service providers, MTN and Etisalat have said that cost of 3G enabled smart phones was still a key barrier

EPL Clup To Unveil Klopp As New Manager

Sequel to the departure of Brendan Rodgers as the coach of Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp has agreed a three-year deal as manager of the club.

Istifanus Yaro: We Are No Longer At Ease

‘We returned to our places, these Kingdoms, But no longer at ease here, in the old dispensation, With an alien people clutching their gods. I should ...

Tribunal upholds Rep. Soba’s victory

Femi Adi/Kaduna The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna Thursday affirmed the election of Barrister Mohammed Musa Soba representing Soba Federal constituency under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC.

Diezani Cannot Leave The UK Till April 2016

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke will not be able to leave the United Kingdom (UK) until April next year when the investigations into allegations against her are expected to have been concluded, Judiciary sources said. She is expected to be arraigned before the magistrate for alleged money laundering and bribery.

ICPC Reveals How N805m Was Shared In Ministry Of Niger Delta

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Comission (ICPC), that arraigned Yusuf Agabi and some directors in the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has revealed through its principal witness Kabiru Paloma how the sum of N805million was serially shared. Paloma who was personal assistant to Agabi and one

Automated Lottery Can Generate Huge Revenue For Nigeria – Official

Lottery can generate huge revenue for Nigeria through automated technology, Mr Adolphus Ekpe, the Director-General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, said. Ekpe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday that the commission had already begun the process of computerising its processes to enable it to

VIDEO: Papa Dennis – Olalo Ft. Rigan Sarkozi

Emerging Nairobi based singer Papa Dennis is hot on the heels of the music video release for his buzzing single “Olalo” featuring Rigan Sarkozi from Congo. Today, he returns with a visual for the track “Olalo” from his up coming album “wonder” in December.

Money Market Is Now Investors’ Haven – Expert

Mr Wale Abe, the Executive Secretary, Financial Markets Dealers Association (FMDA), says the local money market has become investors’ haven due to the downward trend in the capital market. Abe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the development in the nation’s capital market, particularly the fall

SWC members carpet APC chair over Sylva’s running mate

No fewer than 15 members of the Bayelsa State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress have carpeted the State Chairman, Tiwei Orunimighe, over his struggle to become a running mate to the party’s flagbearer, Timipre Sylva. Supporters of Orunimighe have been at daggers drawn with Sylva since he picked

CBN: Nigeria Averages About N1.5 billion Worth of Transactions on POS Daily

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Nigeria averages about N1.5 billion worth of transactions on the Point Of Sales (POS) terminal daily. Dipo Fatokun, the Director, Banking and Payment System Department (BPSD), CBN, said this in Abuja on Wednesday at the apex bank’s e-Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS)

UK offers to assist Nigeria tackle Boko Haram

The United Kingdom has offered to further assist Nigeria in its quest to end the violent activities of the Boko Haram sect by December. The British Chief of Defence Staff, Gen.